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Movies that Matter:A Human Rights Film Series

Fort Worth Movies That Matter is a bi-monthly films series that celebrates diversity and inclusion. Each event features a film screening, followed by a moderated discussion with local subject matter experts. Screenings are held in February, March, April, June, August October and December. Additional screening events with community partners are also held throughout the year by special arrangement.

Admission is free. Reservations can be made at www.FortWorthMoviesThatMatter.eventbrite.com. Reservations will be released 15 minutes before the published start time of the program and seating becomes first come, first-served.

He Named Me Malala

PG-13, 2015, 87 min.

This film is an intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head and wounded after Taliban gunmen opened fire on her and her friends’ school bus in Pakistan’s Swat Valley because she spoke out on behalf of girls’ education. From her beginnings as an educational activist in Pakistan, Yousafzai has since emerged as a leading campaigner for the rights of children worldwide and in 2014, became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.

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Movies That Matter is a program of the Fort Worth Human Relations Commission (HRC). The HRC provides services related to basic human and civil rights, including enforcement of the city’s anti-discrimination ordinance and federal housing, employment and public accommodation laws.

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Last updated: Aug. 13, 2018